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Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract

A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.

Dates: 1922-2005

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract

Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.

Dates: 1927-1983

Basilisa Herrera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0868
Abstract

Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.

Dates: 1924-2003

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract

The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.

Dates: 1913-2006

Maria Cano Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0537
Abstract

Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.

Dates: 1975-2017

Maria Rundquist papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract

Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.

Dates: 1959-2016

Mary Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0497
Abstract

Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.

Dates: 1926-2009

Otilia Gomez Savala papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0827
Abstract

Davenport woman raised in the Cook's Point neighborhood, whose parents emigrated from Mexico in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1937-2014

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